Roberto Olivardia, Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a Clinical Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and Clinical Associate at McLean Hospital. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Lexington, MA, where he specializes in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), executive functioning issues, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He also treats the various issues that accompany learning disabilities, such as stress and negative self- esteem. He is internationally known for his work with boys and men with eating disorders and body image problems. He is co-author of "The Adonis Complex", a book which details the various manifestations of body image problems in men. He has taught courses at the University of Massachusetts Boston and Boston College. He has presented at many talks and conferences around the country. He is on the Scientific Advisory Board for ADDitude Magazine.
In his work with clients with ADHD and learning disabilities, he adopts an integrative approach of psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral (CBT), relational and acceptance and commitment (ACT) therapy models. He works with children, adolescents and adults.